3 days ago
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Calabash VFW hosted dinner and music to honor WWII veterans

VFW Calabash Post #7288 hosted a “World War II Tribute & Pearl Harbor Remembrance” dinner and music to honor WWII veterans from our area over the weekend.
7 days ago
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‘We were so scared’: Local Pearl Harbor survivors remember the attack

It's a day that rocked our nation 76 years ago, the attack on Pearl Harbor. Survivors were honored Thursday in a ceremony hosted by the World War II Wilmington Coalition.
2 weeks ago
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CAPE FEAR HISTORY & MYSTERIES: USS North Carolina Battleship

In this week's edition of Cape Fear History and Mysteries, we take a look back at the USS North Carolina Battleship.
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2 weeks ago
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UNCW ranked most military-friendly university in North Carolina

UNCW has been ranked 1st in NC and 40th nationally on a list compiled by Military Times of the top four-year colleges for military-affiliated students.
2 weeks ago
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President Trump gets blowback for his ‘Pocahontas’ jab at Navajo event

Families of Navajo war veterans who were honored at the White House say they were dumbfounded that President Donald Trump used the event to take a political jab at a Massachusetts senator.
2 weeks ago
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Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD

It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana.
3 weeks ago
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Organization invites those who serve for Thanksgiving meal

Today those who serve including the military, firefighters, police and EMTs were served.
US Army soldiers take a break while on patrol during in Vietnam in an undated photo. (Photo: R.W. Trewyn)
3 weeks ago
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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.
1 month ago
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Plantation Village honors its veterans with special luncheon

Plantation Village honored the veterans among its residents with a special luncheon on the deck of the Battleship North Carolina. About 90 vets live at the senior living community in Porters Neck, 25 of which served during World War II.
1 month ago
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Veterans Day: Freebies, discounts and deals for our military

Veterans Day is Saturday and restaurants, stores and other establishments across the country will be offering discounts, free meals and special deals to veterans and members of the military.